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Old 12-12-2007, 07:49 AM   #1
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wheel offset

So i have officially decided on Cragar Black D steelies on 31x10.50R15 BFG Mud Terrains. However, i cannot decide on what backspacing I want. I want just enough clearance to steer lock to lock without rubbing on level ground and to be able to reasonably tuck tire when needed. What I want to avoid is that skateboard look of the tires sticking way too far out. So what backspacing is right for me?

As a matter of fact, I love how far Tinys wheels look on te rig... so if you see this post, please let me know what offset you got,

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Old 12-12-2007, 07:57 AM   #2
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tiny's wheels are most likely either 3.75" or 4".

which is what i'd recommend anyway.

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Old 12-12-2007, 11:18 AM   #3
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<--- whispers 4" BS
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Old 12-12-2007, 11:25 AM   #4
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3.75 sticks out further than 4" is that correct?
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Old 12-12-2007, 11:31 AM   #5
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3.75 sticks out further than 4" is that correct?
For the same size wheel = Yes.

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Old 12-12-2007, 11:43 AM   #6
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3.75 worked for me. Still works with the 33x12.5's.
Not sure if the 1/4 inch would make a difference on the 4"
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Old 12-12-2007, 01:50 PM   #7
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4" should be perfectly fine. Even though I have 32x11.5 AT's My wheels have 3.25" BS just in case I up the tire size in the next year. Might want to take that into consideration too.
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Old 12-12-2007, 02:46 PM   #8
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i run 15x8s with 3.75'' backspacing with 33x12.5 mts

sorry i cant find a better pic



i love the way my jeep sits with them.. they are sticking out of the flares by like 1.5''

if my girl brings her camera over here with her, ill take some pics of it straight on and post em

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